Acne

#JargonBreakdown – What Is Sebum?

If you’ve experienced acne, you’ve most probably come across the word from reading acne-related content. Although we know too much of it causes acne, what exactly is sebum?   WHAT ARE YOU, SEBUM? Sebum, Latin for “fat”, is secreted via sebaceous glands which can be found virtually everywhere on our skin (even…

Lifestyle & Wellness

#SkinHacks for the Time-Starved Traveller

Are you a frequent traveller? Your favourite airline might be thanking you with miles but your skin might not be as grateful. When you’re jet-setting around the world for work, caring for your skin might feel like the lowest on your list of priorities. How should you care for your…

Celebrity

#DearPauline: Our Very Own Beauty Column!

I’ve always wanted to have an Aunt Agony column and now we do – only ours is a beauty column! Entitled “Dear Pauline”, we will have it up on WearOhWhere for just 3 months and the first is up here! Like our #BareWithMe campaign, we collaborate with different women from…

Lifestyle & Wellness

#BareWithMe – Guilty Pleasures Are Okay. Really.

I have two theories as to why guilty pleasures are termed “guilty”: Someone out there is trying to stop us from enjoying ourselves, or someone is trying to amp the joy from doing them. In Hermione’s words, “It’s sort of exciting, isn’t it? Breaking the rules.” Either way, if it…

Dry Skin

Dry Skin vs Dehydrated Skin – 3 Quick Tips | #SkinHacks

If this is new to you, trust me – I was surprised to learn this too! Dry skin and dehydrated skin are two different things, and you could worsen the issue if you don’t use the right products (and treatments) to remedy it. Let’s have a quick definition breakdown first:…